Will Biometric Authentication Define the Future of Mobile Banking?

Multimodal biometric systems have been proven to be very effective in protecting information and resources in banking applications

Mobile banking as defined is a service provided by a bank or other financial institution that allows its customers to conduct some financial transactions remotely using a mobile device such as a mobile phone or tablet. In mobile banking, biometrics is one of the most interesting new trends. It seems to be a milestone when…

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Protect Your Digital Life with Biometrics

Biometrics to keep your personal data safe in the digital identity data explosion era.

Increasingly, we’re living double lives. One is our physical, everyday existence and the other is our digital life. Digital identity as defined by Techopedia is “an online or networked identity adopted or claimed in cyberspace by an individual, organization or electronic device”. In other words, those are characteristics or data attributes such as: username, password,…

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Will the Internet of Things Drive Biometrics into Mainstream?

Biometric identification to bring safety and convenience in data and network sharing in the internet of things era.

The “Internet of things” (IoT) is a hot topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. Basically, IoT is a concept of connecting any device to the internet (and/or to each other). This includes almost everything from mobile phone, washing machines, baby monitors, cars or even a jet engine of an airplane….

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Can mobile push biometrics to the mainstream?

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Mobile devices are rapidly becoming a key computing platform, transforming how people access business and personal information. Access to business data from mobile devices requires secure authentication, but traditional password schemes based on a mix of alphanumeric and symbols are cumbersome and unpopular, which makes users to avoid accessing business data on their personal devices…

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Can Biometric Technology Secure the Prevalence of ATMs?

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Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are terminals which are installed by banks to facilitate cash withdrawal, fund transfer, balance check for customers. ATM allows the account holder to have transactions with their own accounts without the opportunity to access the entire bank’s database. The original ATM systems utilize PIN and cards to authenticate users when making the…

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A Fruitful exhibition of IriTech at Connect:ID 2015

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Iritech is proud to participate in the 2015 connect: ID, the global conference for advanced identity technologies such as biometrics, secure credentials and digital identity systems. The 2015 event was held in Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington DC March 23-25. This year was a fruitful event for IriTech with large numbers of visitors who…

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Biometrics – Social and Economic Innovation

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Biometrics is a science of recognizing person based on physical and behavioral characteristics. Biometrics has been gaining more attentions in these days. More and more governments and businesses have been realizing that biometrics is extremely valuable to verify and identify users. The application of biometrics is becoming  mainstream in social, commercial and governmental environments. The…

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FiDELYS on planetbiometrics

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Dear readers, It’s not too often Planet Biometrics’ editors get excited by a new product. But leading our news column this week is a smart watch – FiDELYS – that not only looks technologically sophisticated, but pretty suave too…With its promise to use iris recognition from IriTech to secure data and applications/transactions on the owners’ accompanying mobile phone/PC, it…

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Primer on iris biometrics

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Overview Reliable individual identity is needed to prevent loss of sensitive information, to protect individual property rights, and to control access to secure locations. Biometric recognition technology offers a highly reliable method for verifying identity by using the unique physical characteristics of people. Biometrics’ chief advantage is that it is immune to loss, theft, forgetfulness,…

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